Gender equality in Botswana

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Gender equality in Botswana


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:BW
  
Iso3:BWA

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 179 (100%); 1 in Africa from 53 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 in Africa from 26 (100%)

Nondiscrimination clause mentions gender in the constitution

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 108 (100%); 1 in Africa from 35 (100%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Botswana


Labor force

1 155 963 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 140 in the world of 185 (24,86%); 40 in Africa from 52 (25%)
9,37 % (1,87 % annual) ↘
min: 560 404; max: 1 155 963; max-min: 595 559 (51,52%); mid: 858 184;
297 780 (25,76%)

Labor force

47,06 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 53 in the world of 185 (71,89%); 23 in Africa from 52 (57,69%)
0,148 % (0,030 % annual) ↗
min: 46,67; max: 47,19; max-min: 0,519 (1,10%); mid: 46,93;
0,138 (0,294%)

Labor force

53,00 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 185 (28,65%); 30 in Africa from 52 (44,23%)
0,252 % (0,050 % annual) ↘
min: 52,81; max: 53,33; max-min: 0,519 (0,973%); mid: 53,07;
-0,075 (-0,141%)

Labor force

1,13 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 185 (28,65%); 30 in Africa from 52 (44,23%)
0,535 % (0,107 % annual) ↘
min: 1,12; max: 1,14; max-min: 0,024 (2,06%); mid: 1,13;
-0,0034448 (-0,305%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

38,62 % of total[?] (2010)
(descending): 13 in the world of 78 (84,62%); 2 in Africa from 8 (87,50%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

9,50 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 156 in the world of 189 (17,99%); 43 in Africa from 54 (22,22%)
16,84 % (3,37 % annual) ↘
min: 5; max: 17; max-min: 12 (70,59%); mid: 11;
-1,50 (-15,79%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

55,30 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 4 in the world of 111 (97,30%); 2 in Africa from 26 (96,15%)

Firms with female top manager

16,50 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 61 in the world of 113 (46,90%); 9 in Africa from 28 (71,43%)